A Critical Analysis of "Sunblistan-e-Tafta" and "Boostan-e-Saadi"

Authors

  • Dr. Aqsa sajid Assistant Professor, Department of Persian,GCU, Lahore
  • Dr. Ghulam Akbar Associate Professor, Department of Persian,GCU, Lahore
  • Dr. Khizra Tabassum Lecturer, Department of Urdu, LCWU, Lahore

Keywords:

Munshi Har Gopal Tafta, the poet of

Abstract

Munshi Har Gopal Tafta, the poet of "Sunblistan" and an inhabitant of Sakandar Abad, was a pupil and close frient of Ghalib Dehlvi. He used to write Persian verses and rarely in Urdu. According to the author of "Subh-e-Gulshan" Tafta wrote five Dewans and every Dewan consists of nearly thirteen thousand verses.

            Sunblistan, apart from preface, has thirteen chapters as under:

            On Piety; on Elegance; on Jealousy; on Condemnation of Devil; on Poetry; on Truth fullness; on Treachery of Woman; on Condemnation of Meanness; on Passionate love; on Death; on Revenge; on the Author and the End of Book.

            In this article "Sunblistan" and "Boostan" have been critically examined and analysed with special reference to:

(a)        Poetic style of Tafta and Saadi.

(b)        Ethical ideas of both the poets.

            Sunblistan, Tafta,Boostan, Saadi, Criticism.

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As above

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As above

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As above

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As above

Azar, Sadi Shanasi, Tehran: Nashr e Mitra, 1st Edition, 1375, p 147

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As above p 16-24

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Published

2022-06-28

How to Cite

Dr. Aqsa sajid, Dr. Ghulam Akbar, & Dr. Khizra Tabassum. (2022). A Critical Analysis of "Sunblistan-e-Tafta" and "Boostan-e-Saadi". Zaban-O-Adab, 15(1), 266-283. Retrieved from //zabanoadab.gcuf.edu.pk/index.php/1/article/view/76